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ISO 25649-1:2017 specifies safety requirements and test methods related to materials, safety, performance for classified floating leisure articles for use on and in water in accordance with Clause 4 (see Table 1).

ISO 25649-1:2017 is only applicable with ISO 25649‑2 and the relevant specific parts (ISO 25649‑3 to ISO 25649‑7).

NOTE 1 Specific safety requirements are specified in ISO 25649‑3 to ISO 25649‑7.

NOTE 2 The specific parts can include exclusions from the general requirements specified in this document and/or ISO 25649‑2.

ISO 25649-1:2017 is not applicable to:

- aquatic toys according to European Directive 2009/48/EC (use in shallow waters/use under supervision);

- inflatable boats with a buoyancy > 1 800 N according to European Directive 94/25/EC;

- buoyant aids for swimming instructions according to European Directive 89/686/EEC;

- air mattresses which are not specifically designed or intended for use on the water (e.g. velour bed, self inflating mattress and rubberized cotton air mattress);

- floating seats for angling purposes;

- surf sports type devices (e.g. body boards, surf boards);

- water ski, wakeboard or kite surfing board;

- devices made from rigid materials e.g. wood, aluminium, hard or non-deformable plastic;

- devices which are kept in shape by permanent air flow;

- rings intended for use on water slides;

- wading devices.

General information

  • Status :  Published
    Publication date : 2017-08
  • Edition : 1
    Number of pages : 29
  • :
    ISO/TC 83
    Sports and other recreational facilities and equipment
  • 97.220.40
    Outdoor and water sports equipment

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